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lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
expedite - hasten; make go faster
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
abut - border upon; adjoin
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general